ZigBee USNAP Module meets smart energy HAN market needs.

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Compliant with USNAP v2 specification, SyChip Utility Smart Network Access Port (USNAP) ZigBee module enables protocol-independent designs for applications within Smart Energy Home Area Network (HAN) market. Fully integrated, FCC certified, ZigBee PRO module offers +20 dBm output power, 2.4 GHz antenna, and 1 MB serial flash memory. With ZigBee RF performance optimized via 124 dB link budget, plug-n-play module consumes 1.2 µA (sleep), 165 mA @ 20 dBm (transmit), and 31 mA (receive).

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Murata Wireless Solutions Introduces SYCHIP ZIGBEE USNAP Module

Fully Integrated Module Ideal For The Smart Energy HAN Market

PLANO, TX - Murata Wireless Solutions (MWS), a leader in Radio Frequency Chip Scale Modules (RF CSM) and a division of Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd., today introduced the SyChip Utility Smart Network Access Port (USNAP) ZigBee module. The advanced module, which is compliant with the USNAP version 2 specification, enables simple, protocol independent designs for applications within the Smart Energy Home Area Network (HAN) market, such as thermostats, appliances, home-energy displays, and demand-response products. It accomplishes this with minimal additional hardware on the host device. Using the SyChip USNAP module also frees designers from having to create derivatives of standard products in order to support the various and evolving protocols in the Smart Energy HAN market, thereby future-proofing product designs.

The SyChip ZigBee USNAP compliant module is a fully integrated, FCC certified, ZigBee PRO module with +20dBm output power, a 2.4GHz antenna, and 1MB of serial flash memory. It offers the best-in-class ZigBee RF performance with a 124dB link budget for long range. The module is optimized for high-performance and low power consumption (sleep at 1.2µA, transmit at 165mA@20dBm and receive at 31mA).

"Designers will appreciate the simplicity of integrating the plug-n-play USNAP module into their products," said Dennis McCain, Director of Marketing for Murata Wireless Solutions. "The flexibility of being able to choose between various USNAP wireless modules on the market, including ZigBee and WiFi, without changing the host device makes USNAP a welcomed standard in the fragmented HAN market."

For product briefs, samples, lead-times, and pricing please contact dmccain@murata.com. Pricing for the USNAP module is $20 in 20KU volume. For more information, please visit www.murata-ws.com.

Murata Wireless Solutions
Murata Wireless Solutions is a division of Murata Electronics, which is the world leader in the manufacturing of passive components and wireless modules including WiFi, Bluetooth, and GPS. MWS specializes in wireless module hardware and software designs for the Americas covering the latest wireless standards including WiFi, Bluetooth, Bluetooth LE, and ZigBee. MWS builds upon Murata's global leadership in quality and innovation in electronics to offer application-specific modules for the Smart Energy, Home Automation, Healthcare, and Automotive markets. All product and company names herein may be trademarks of their registered owners.

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